CHESTER -- James Calvin Neikirk Jr., 55, of 1303 Willis Road died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill.
The funeral will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Bratton Funeral Home in York. The Rev. Harold McMahan and the Rev. Clarence Aldridge will be officiating. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Chester, S.C.
James was a son of the late James Calvin Neikirk Sr. and Elsie "Jewell" Akers Barr. He was a member of Gateway to Heaven Church, was an auto mechanic at B and D Tire in Chester and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Estes Neikirk of Chester; two sons, James Michael Neikirk and Adam Christopher Neikirk, both of Rock Hill, S.C.; and sister, Tammy Hackney of Bristol, Va.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 30, 2008, at Bratton Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Gateway to Heaven Church, 2267 Little Mac Drive, Chester, SC 29706.
Bratton Funeral Home in York is serving the Neikirk family.